Curtis LaClaire

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Curtis LaClaire

Curtis LaClaire is an experienced senior executive, corporate officer, and Partner of DHR International. Read more >

Curtis LaClaire is an experienced senior executive, corporate officer, and Partner of DHR International.

Curtis LaClaire is a DHR partner specializing in searches for Human Resources, Industrial and Consumer industries. He brings over 25 years of experience, working with senior leadership teams in critical foundational and HR executive roles.

Curtis joined DHR from Foster Farms, where he served as the SVP and CHRO.  At Foster Farms, Curtis was a key leader to transforming the HR function into a strategic partner and put in place several tools, processes, and systems that led to multi-million dollar profit contribution to Foster Farms during his tenure.  Prior to his time at Foster Farms, Curtis spent over 15 years at Honeywell International, where he worked in generalist and specialist roles across each industry business unit within Honeywell, including Oil & Gas, Specialty Chemicals, Aerospace & Defense, Controls & Automation Systems, Transportation and Automotive.  Curtis is a global executive, having lived and worked extensively in Latin and Central America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Central and Southeast Asia.  He speaks Portuguese and Spanish. 

Curtis holds a bachelor's degree in Applied Economics from Idaho State University and a Juris Doctorate and an MBA from Brigham Young University. He is a member of the Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community, the Native American Bar Association, the American Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section, the Society of HR Planning, Society for Human Resource Managers, and a board member of the OBHR Advisory Council at the Marriott School of Management, as well as the Foundation for International Law and Management. He is also involved in various service and volunteer organizations.

Curtis resides in Arizona with his wife and six children, but divides his time between the Phoenix, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.    < Read less

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Shanghai | Asia Pacific
London | Europe
Phoenix | North America